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Call for Papers: James Joyce and Non-Human in James Joyce Quarterly

James Joyce Quarterly Special Issue Call for Papers: Joyce and the Non-Human (abstract deadline June 30th, 1st draft articles by January 15th 2019) The idea for this issue began with a panel for the Toronto Joyce Symposium on “Our Funnaminal World,” … Continue reading

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Defining Human-Animal Studies Video Series & New Course Listings at the Animals & Society Institute

The sixth video in Defining HAS Video series, is by Lisa Kemmerer, Professor of Philosophy and Religions at Montana State University, who has defined “animal”. Find it here! And don’t forget to check out the other videos in the series! Naming … Continue reading

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Researcher Position – US

Researcher Application Deadline: May 31, 2018 Looking for a researcher to join our team and help develop new insights into effective animal advocacy and broader moral circle expansion. This position will ideally focus on quantitative research, such as surveys and … Continue reading

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Workshop on “Animal Labour: Ethical, Legal and Political Perspectives on Recognizing Animals’ Work”

On May 18-19, 2018, the Animals in Philosophy, Politics, Law, and Ethics research group (APPLE) at Queen’s University will be hosting a workshop on the emerging topic of animal labour. For both humans and non-human animals, work is often an … Continue reading

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CFP: Decolonizing Animals: AASA 2019

July 1st — July 4th 2019 Initial Call for papers Colonial politics and histories have shaped, and continue to shape, the contemporary worlds of humans and other animals. Languages, societies, cultures, species, landforms, ecosystems, waterways and climates all bear the … Continue reading

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CFP: Animaladies II – December 2018 (Due 30th April)

CFP Animaladies II Conference Date: December 13-14, 2018. Location: University of Wollongong, Wollongong Campus Papers which address the following themes are welcome: Cultural politics of protest Actions and distraction Sanctuaries and sanctum Utopia and dystopia We will have two types … Continue reading

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CFP: Social difference and nature: contesting narratives of elitism

1st June 2018; University of Edinburgh Organisers: Krithika Srinivasan, University of Edinburgh & Karen Bickerstaff, University of Exeter Keynote speaker: Prof. Claire Jean Kim, University of California, Irvine These times that have come to be christened the Anthropocene are characterised … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Remembering Animals: Rituals, Artifacts and Narratives

Curated by Julia Schlosser This exhibit will look at the ways in which contemporary artists contemplate and investigate aspects of animal death, from the very personal loss of a companion animal to the “invisible” animal deaths we are constantly surrounded … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Animals and the Left

One-Day Workshop, NYU Animal Studies 29 June 2018, New York City Organisers: Sunaura Taylor (NYU), Troy Vettese (NYU), and Alyssa Battistoni (Yale) In 1917 Rosa Luxemburg wrote to a friend from her prison cell in Breslau: The hide of a … Continue reading

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Some new publications in Animal Studies

Giovanni Aloi, Speculative Taxidermy: Natural History, Animal Surfaces, and Art in the Anthropocene (Columbia University Press, 2018): https://cup.columbia.edu/book/speculative-taxidermy/9780231180719 David Herman, ed., Animal Comics: Multispecies Storyworlds in Graphic Narratives (Bloomsbury, 2018): https://bloomsbury.com/us/animal-comics-9781350015319/ David Herman, Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life (Oxford … Continue reading

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